Life Biography of Juanes
Juan Esteban Aristizabal Vasquez was born on August 9, 1972 in Medellin, Colombia,
and takes her stage name, Juanes, as an abbreviation of his name, Juan Esteban. From age 7, she began to pursue his only passion: music. Soon, he founded his own group, 'Ekhymosis', where he was the singer and guitarist. The group endured eight years and five albums, which came after the dissolution. In 1998, without Ekhymosis, but with his music, Juanes goes to Los Angeles, California, to live in a very small piece in a big city. They will walk and draw on the expressways, walk around the neighborhood and Sunset Boulevard, to eat their fast food savings and injected three tattoos. A day comes to the study of Colombian producer Gustavo Santaolalla and Anibal Kerpel begin to cook 'Look Good' and after forty days and forty nights out there, with the CD and eager to show it to everyone. 'Look Good' impressed critics, but not so lucky with the radio, it was very different from what they consider the public's taste.comes the second album, Un Dia Normal "that surpassed expectations.
It was simply the best-selling album in Spanish in the world. Five of his songs became 'hits'de radio for almost a hundred days,' A Normal Day 'did not go down the' Top 10 'list of the Billboard album charts in America. He recorded duets with Nelly Furtado (Photo) and Black Eyed Peas (The Pay).Global sales reached close to two million albums. His tour had 138 shows in 17 countries and hung up the sign 'Sold Out' in New York, Los Angeles, Paris, London, Madrid, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Bogota, Caracas and all other places. He returned to wipe out the prizes. Radio loved him. 'A Normal Day' had the same eclecticism of 'Look Good', but say it was more day.The headlines hailed it. Juanes again surprised and overcome the known with 'My Blood'.What inspired the distance, the loneliness of the traveler, CNN news, the war in Colombia and the other, his visits to wounded soldiers of his country, the cry of the families of the hostages and fears. 'My Blood' states the third major work of this Colombian musician just starting, but for his career of sales and recognition seems to take many more years in this variant of the music world where phenomena appear like this every 20 years. His guitar produces an eclectic original music extreme variety of fonts, styles and influences. His letters are also eclectic. Mix your fears, aspirations, social sensitivity and even humor, intense and immense love he feels for his daughter, spouse, family, people and race. With all these ingredients and emotional music, Juanes created a fusion which does not allow completely original seals and labels, something that looks like everything but nothing: The music of Juanes.